Author: Jane

Launching Foam Rockets
Launching Foam Rockets

We practised how to launch our foam projectiles in honour of Space Week.

The projectiles launch with the energy stored …

Marbling
Marbling

We loved marbling paper with oil based paints floating on water.

We made really lovely patterns.

We will use this …

Launching Straw Rockets
Launching Straw Rockets

We have made two different types of straw rockets, that launch under air pressure.

We made cylinders from rectangles of …

Launching Fizzy Rockets
Launching Fizzy Rockets

For space week we launched some fizzy rockets.

We know that fizzy tablets react with water making fizzy bubbles of …

Launching Mice into Space!
Launching Mice into Space!

To celebrate Space Week this week, we made mouse rockets from a circle of paper. We made them fly up …

Amazing Volcano
Amazing Volcano

We have been talking a lot about volcanoes….

Popocatepetl volcano in Mexico,  Volcanoes on Venus, and the biggest volcano in

Launching Water Rockets
Launching Water Rockets

We use 2 litre bottles and a bicycle pump to launch water rockets.

The launches are extremely exciting!…

Launching Air Rockets
Launching Air Rockets

We made the rocket tops. http://junior.renmoreschool.com/making-air-projectiles-rockets-2/

We used our knowledge of 2D and 3D shapes to make our rockets.  (Cylinders …

Designing Astronaut Suits
Designing Astronaut Suits

We have been learning a lot about space and astronauts.

We know lots and lots of interesting facts about astronauts.

Space Experiments
Space Experiments

We really enjoyed trying out some space experiments on Friday.

Here are some of the reports we wrote and the …